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The highly anticipated screen adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s book, Crazy Rich Asians, is set to hit the silver screen on August 17th 2018 – exactly 6 months from now!

The Plot

  • Rachel & Nick are both professors at NYU and they are in love. When someone in his family gets married, Nick & Rachel head to Singapore, where she meets to fam and finds out that they are basically a super rich dynasty of a family.

The Cast

  • Constance Wu plays Rachel
  • Henry Golding is Nick
  • Michelle Yeoh plays Nick’s mom Eleanor
  • Gemma Chan will play Nick’s cousin Astrid
  • Harry Shum Jr. plays Charlie, Astrid’s ex
  • Awkwafina plays Goh Peik Lin, Rachel’s college BFF
  • Ken Jeong is Peik Lin’s dad
  • Ronny Chieng is Nick’s cousin Eddie
  • Sonoya Mizuno is Araminta
  • Remi Hii is Nick’s cousin Alistair

I mean, what a beautiful group of people – imagine all of them in the crazy amazing costumes of CRA and John M. Chu’s directorial vision. Can you handle the perfection? Because I CAN NOT!

This might be one of the only movies in recent history with a predominantly Asian cast telling an Asian story without any whitewashing or tokenism

check out this video from EW below and stick with us for all the latest news and scoops up to CRA’s release in August.